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Clarion

Mark Jagasia has written a brilliant satire that rips through the hypocrisy of the tabloid media. The monstrous editor of the Clarion, Morris Honeyspo...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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Miniaturists 53

The Miniaturists is a group of playwrights that organise writer-led events of short but fully-staged plays – no longer than 20 mins each. Every show i...
3.0★ ★ ★
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Octagon

Octagon is constructed beautifully, layered with meaning and a pure heart that pulses readily throughout the production. Nadia Latif’s direction is ti...
2.0★ ★
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Ant Street

Think BBC Drama The Royle Family meets South-American ‘magical realism’. Sat in a decaying Cuban flat, the Sanchez household receive a package; they h...
3.0★ ★ ★
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Caught

It is difficult to describe Christopher Chen’s Caught without giving away too many spoilers. Caught is concerned with the relationship between truth a...
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hamlet is dead. no gravity

The Arcola Theatre plays host to the VOLTA International Festival until the 19th September. There are four different productions showing over the spac...
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Madama Butterfly

Burbach’s new production of Madama Butterfly draws on traditional Japanese ghost stories to ‘radically reframe’ the opera. The result is haunting on s...
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The Wanton Sublime and The Medium

Go and catch this show NOW. Running for five nights at Dalston’s intimate Arcola Theatre as part of the annual Grimeborn Festival, director Robert Sha...
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The Invited

Set in rural Suffolk in 1916, this new opera, with music by Richard Knight and words by Norman Welch, tells the story of two sisters, estranged from t...
3.0★ ★ ★
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Daphne

Why is it that whenever a classic is ‘updated’ it gets set during one of the world wars? How many Shakespearean Nazis have traipsed the boards in heav...